Senior Victim Advocate

Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by in Jobs

The Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office is accepting resumes for a Senior Victim Advocate. Salary will depend upon experience and the New Mexico District Attorney’s Personnel and Compensation Plan.

This position provides services to victims and witnesses of crimes. Incumbent will prepare victim and witness notification of court and non-court events; creates, organizes and maintains case files to include duties related to the maintenance of electronic files in the office case management system; assists victims with the completion of various documents related to restitution, compensation, and the return of property to victims; educates victims and witnesses regarding the criminal justice process; accompany victims and/or witnesses to court proceedings; assists with the organization of volunteer training; networks with community resources and law enforcement agencies; and performs other related job duties.

This is a mid-level position of the victim advocate series which may be designated to provide services to specialized groups of victims. Work is performed in an office environment. Some physical effort and frequent travel may be required. May be required to be on-call during non-working hours.

This position requires considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system, court proceedings, and procedures within the district attorney’s office; effective communication and organizational skills; supervisory skills; ability to prepare statistical and routine reports and correspondence; and the ability to work with diverse individuals and agencies.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, social sciences, or related field or at least four (4) years work experience in the criminal justice system, criminal law, human services, or other related field.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to:

Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Attn: Frank Zubia, 845 N. Motel Blvd., Suite D, Las Cruces, NM 88007

or by fax at (575) 647-8512 or email at fzubia@da.state.nm.us

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